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2021 National Leadership Training Program

Advancing Leaders Through Purpose-Driven Service

May 25-27, 2021 | Virtual

Registration will be open soon! 

The FAPAC is proud to present its 36th National Leadership Training Program (NLTP) virtually! The NLTP is a premier training destination for Federal employees, including DC government, and military. The NLTP is designed to provide training in leadership, diversity, inclusion, career advancement, and management.

Questions? Contact Conference Chair at
Who should attend: Federal and DC government employees, military personnel, Veterans, current Students & Recent Graduates
Approval Toolkit: Download our Approval Toolkit (pre-filled SF-182, sample justification letter, and NLTP flyer)!
Agenda: The agenda will be updated frequently as more speakers are confirmed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the theme?
The theme for the observance of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May 2021 is "Advancing Leaders Through Purpose-Driven Service." This year’s theme is the first of our 2021-2024 “Advancing Leaders” series and focuses on diversity, inclusion, and leadership to advance the AAPI community. Read the press release.
Q. Where is the NLTP this year?
The 2021 NLTP is all virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Anyone registered will be able join from any computer, laptop, smartphone, or tablet.
Q. How do I register? 
Registration is open online to anyone. You do NOT need to be a member or a federal employee to register.  A confirmation of your registration will be sent to your email address for your record.  Please enter all information as it should appear on your name badge. 

Students and Veterans can attend the Student and Veteran Workshops with free registration. Students and Veterans have access to the Exhibition Hall & Career Fair to meet agency recruiters from various federal agencies including NASA, USDA, DOJ, FAA and the military services (Army, Navy, US Coast Guard, etc).

Q. What is the registration cost?

The cost for FAPAC members is $295 and for non-members is $495.  The cost for exhibitors is $1000. All levels of sponsors receive a free exhibitor's booth.  Students and Veterans can attend the free Student and Veterans programs on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. 
Q. How do I ask my supervisor for approval to attend?
Requesting approval to attend a training doesn't have to be a difficult task. Download our Approval Toolkit to get the conversation going (includes pre-filled SF-182, NLTP flyer, and sample justification letter)!
Q. How can I help?  (LINKS to be updated)
     Join us as a volunteer, speaker, sponsor, or exhibitor!
  • SPEAKER:  Know a dynamic speaker or an interesting topic? Complete the form to suggest a speaker/topic for the 35th NLTP!
  • VOLUNTEER: Volunteers are a critical part of the NLTP's success! Volunteers will receive a free registration for each day they are volunteering (minimum of 4 hours/per day). Sign-up online to select the team and day you would like to volunteer.
  • SPONSOR: Visit the Sponsorship page for full details and benefits!
  • EXHIBITOR: Showcase your organization and recruit the best talent during our Career Fair & Exhibition. 
Q. When does registration end?
Registration will close on May 24, 2021.  Registrants that have made full payment will receive additional information and link to access the 2021 NLTP.  If you have any questions or issues, please email

Q. What events are included in the registration? 

When you register for the full program, you can attend all of the plenary sessions, workshops, and events in the agenda including:  Opening Ceremony, Uniformed Services Awards, Civilian Awards.
Q. Which organizations will be present at the Career Fair & Exhibition?
Check back for a list of organizations that will participate in the Virtual Exhibition or register as an Exhibitor!

    Q. Do you have a flyer?

    Download and share the 2021 NLTP Flyer!

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